Varanodon agilis


Illustration by D. Bogdanov




Name


Varanodon agilis


Authority
   

Olson, 1965


Meaning of the generic name


Varan teeth


Size


Length: 1.2-1.4 m


Remains


Nearly complete skeleton.


Age and Distribution


Middle (Roadian) or Early (Kungurian) Permian Chickasha Formation of Oklahoma


Classification


Synapsida Eupelycosauria Varanopseidae Varanodontinae

   Further Reading

  E. C. Olson. 1965. New Permian vertebrates from the Chickasha Formation in Oklahoma. Circular Oklahoma Geological Survey 70:1-70.
  Synonyms 

Once thought to be the youngest varanopsid, reevaluation of the age of the Chickasha Formation challenged this view.



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